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May 30, 2018

Morgan Stanley’s Big Move to Win $2 Trillion Its Clients Hold With Competitors
The wirehouse is relying on technology from BlackRock to identify and lure outside assets.
FA Suing Edward Jones Hires Giant-Killer Law Firm
Advisor’s discrimination suit is being handled by firm which has won more than $300 million from firms including Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo.
Merrill Lynch and UBS Lose Large Producers
Advisors managing close to half a billion jump ship from UBS while a Merrill Lynch team with $800 million goes indie.
Merrill Lynch Ordered to Pay $19M Over Alleged Supervision Failures
Wirehouse allegedly failed to supervise when young beneficiaries were put into unsuitable short-term investments.
Focus Financial Files for $100 Million IPO
The firm was recently valued at $2 billion.
Stifel Nabs FAs from Morgan Stanley, Raymond James, Wells Fargo
Collectively the recent additions managed more than $1 billion, proving its Broker Protocol strategy is working?
How a Straight-Up Focus on Investments Still Works
Bells and whistles are good but for some advisors they don't beat good old-fashioned asset allocation advice.  Video [ 4:39 ]   Transcript